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Futurismo Azores Adventures

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| Portas Do Mar, Loja 26, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-555, Portugal
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Whale Watching in the Azores - Full Day
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US$ 82.46*
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Half-Day Swimming with Dolphins
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Futurismo is a big reference in the whale watching in the Azores with about 30 years of knowledge. We are dedicated to science and research. Between 2008 and 2017 we have registered more than 11 thousand sightings in a universe of more than 20 different whale and dolphin species. We are dedicated to offer our guests the best nature experiences: Whale and Dolphin Watching Tours, Swimming with Dolphins, Hiking Tours, Bicycle Tours (MTB and road bike), Canyoning, kayaking, Stand Up Paddle, Jeep Safari and Van Tours. The Azores archipelago is a 9 Island little world in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. We are just a two hours flight from Lisbon and Porto and less than 4 hours flight from the US. Between the Azorean islands you can travel by boat or by plain.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“whale watching” (130 reviews)
“sperm whales” (49 reviews)
“common dolphins” (35 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Portas Do Mar, Loja 26, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-555, Portugal
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"whale watching"
in 130 reviews
"sperm whales"
in 49 reviews
"common dolphins"
in 35 reviews
"swimming with dolphins"
in 23 reviews
"natural environment"
in 9 reviews
"marine biologist"
in 23 reviews
"rough seas"
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"small boat"
in 11 reviews
"professional outfit"
in 5 reviews
"great trip"
in 20 reviews
"rib boat"
in 5 reviews
"wild animals"
in 5 reviews
"three hours"
in 7 reviews
"safety briefing"
in 7 reviews
"boat trip"
in 10 reviews
"walking tour"
in 9 reviews
"bottle nosed dolphins"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We booked in advanced our tickets for the whales watching in Futurismo. The visit started at 13.30h and before that they divided us in groups and did a little speech about what is Futurismo, the history of the island connected with sea animals, conditions and...More

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Sandrina R, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Futurismo Azores Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Samuelcebreiro, Thank you for your feedback! It is nice to know that you enjoyed your time with us. We hope to see you in the future for more adventures and experiences! The Azores are nine small islands with their absolutely stunning landscapes. Cheers :)

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had an amazing experience on our city tour with Rodrigo! He was super knowledgeable, spoke impeccable English, was fun and engaging, and great with the kids (10 and 13). He is highly recommended!

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Sandrina R, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Futurismo Azores Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear barbnagaraj, Thank you for your feedback! It's always important for us! :) We do our best to provide the best experiences to all our guests. It is nice to know that you enjoyed your time with us. ;) Best

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We used their tour and saw 3 species of dolphins and two blue whales. Nice comfortable boat and Great marine biologist as the tour guide

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Dear Bob D, Thank you for your feedback! :) It is very nice to know that you enjoyed your time with us. We hope to see you in the future for more adventures and experiences! ;)

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First of all if you want to see whales in the Azores do NOT go for the small raft - go on the bigger boats where you can move around to see the whales. We made a huge mistake by going on the smaller boat...More

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Sandrina R, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Futurismo Azores Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Valritt, Thank you for your feedback. We take every opinion into serious consideration. We are very sorry that our experience did not meet your expectations. In the case you want more space to walk and take fantastic pictures, we always recommended our Catamarans which...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Futurismo is completely organized, you feel very secure knowing that they have everything under control. we took 1/2 day tour in their large boat, My first time seeing whales, it was so exciting and then two different type of dolphins. They work very had to...More

Thank BobbiB64
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Sandrina R, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Futurismo Azores Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear BobbiB, Thank you for your feedback! We do our best to provide the best experiences to all our guests. It is nice to know that you enjoyed your time with us. :) We hope to see you in the future for more adventures and...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Furnas van tour was so much fun thanks to my awesome guide Paulo! We stopped at the Gorreana tea plantation, went to the town of Furnas, saw them take the cozido out of the earth, then had it for lunch, and ended the day...More

Thank Rabekah R
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Sandrina R, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Futurismo Azores Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Rabekah, Thank you for your feedback! It is nice to know that you enjoyed your time with us. Thank you for choosing us. :) Furnas is a must visit in São Miguel Island. We always recommend this tour! We hope to see you in...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The crrw werr fantastic to find species of whale and dolphins. The boat fast to get out to sea. The boat was very cramped and many over excited tourists standing to see the wildlife blocking others views with no consideration for others. The crew need...More

Thank Tony P
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Sandrina R, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Futurismo Azores Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Tony, Thank you for your feedack! It's true that sometimes, our guests have excited about sightings in our tours. All people want to see what happens in the sea! We will have more attention to this situation. Nevertheless, we hope that you enjoyed our...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very enjoyable boat trip to see the whales! The whole experience was professional and fun. The guides on the boat were very knowledgeable which made the trip even more interesting. It was nice to see that the crew respected the whales in their natural habitat...More

Thank Jimmyfortyseven
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Sandrina R, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Futurismo Azores Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Jimmy, It is very nice to know that you enjoyed your time with us. Thank you for your feedback! We hope to see you in the future for more adventures and experiences! :)

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go and try it ! Dolphins were a joy to watch. No whales this time but the crew were excellent professionals with great attention to safety.More

Thank sophialoren27
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Sandrina R, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Futurismo Azores Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Sophia, Thank you for your feedback! It is nice to know that you enjoyed your time with us. Dealing with nature is like that, you never know what we will see. :) We hope to see you in the future for more adventures and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super whale watching trip. A great and knowledgeable guide and driver. We saw fin whale, sperm whale and common dolphins. Amazing thank you!

Thank Jane B
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Sandrina R, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Futurismo Azores Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jane, Thank you for your feedback! It is very important to us :) We hope to see you in the future for more adventures and experiences!

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Elisandra1980
8 February 2018|
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Response from Sandrina R |
Dear Elisandra, Thank you for your interest. The best time to see whales here in the Azores is from March to June since the baleen whales are passing by during that period of time. We do have our resident species that can... More
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TasmanianRed
30 January 2018|
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Response from Sandrina R | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest. You can experience a whale and dolphin tour with children of any age. For this cases we do recommend the catamaran, a more comfortable boat for them. The best season to sail with kids would be... More
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Zeinab J
11 June 2017|
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Response from Ruben R | Property representative |
Dear Zeinab, Thank for your question. Yes, of course you can. Special Sperm Whales. And you can have more: our guarantee that you will see whales on North side of the Island. If not you have free tours til you see a Whale... More
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